Samantha Doyle hails from the state of Washington. She has a BA in geography, with a concentration on water resource management, from Western Washington University. A JD/MERL at Vermont Law School, she is currently a Research Associate at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, working on clean transportation. She has a special interest in environmental justice outcomes relating to energy systems and uses, and is the current chair of the VLS Native American Law Students Association. In her spare time, she likes to go camping and hiking with her husband and two dogs.